Highway Registered Land Surveyor
State of Nebraska

Lincoln, Nebraska

Posted in Public Sector and Government


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Description
At the Nebraska Department of Transportation, we reward our employees' hard work with a friendly and supportive work environment that encourages creativity and innovation.

We provide training and career development, advancement opportunities, ample paid time off, work-life balance, and a comprehensive benefits package that includes a matching retirement contribution of 156%.

Salary range for this position is $24.48 - $34.46 per hour. Salary may be commensurate with applicant's education and experience, if approved.
Examples of Work
Use available survey, courthouse records, survey records, and other information to review the graphical representation of ROW Lines, Property Lines, and property ownership prepared by others in a Microstation (CADD) format to ensure they are accurately represented by the information available. Review legal descriptions describing areas to be acquired that are prepared by others to ensure descriptions are complete, accurate, follows surveying standards, can be tied to physical survey monuments, can be used in an instrument of conveyance, and that they contain sufficient information so that boundaries of acquisition can be established in the field. Use Microstation (CADD), document management, word processing, project management and other departmental software to create or review ROW plans, sketches, legal descriptions, tract maps, staking reports, and other ROW information as needed. Provide training, guidance, and feedback on the establishment and representation of ROW lines, property lines, and other information on ROW plans and other documents. Provide training, guidance, and feedback on legal description writing to ROW employees. Assist other NDOT land surveyors as needed to obtain survey information, prepare survey plats, and establish land boundaries in the field. Assist in the interpretation of information contained in surveys, plats, and instruments of conveyance. Provide professional surveying opinions, guidance, recommendations, and witness testimony for legal staff. Assist in the creation and maintenance of ROW Design policies, procedures, and other information contained in Departmental publications (ROW Design manual, ROW Manual, LPA Manual, website, forms, consultant manual, consultant sample packet, design processes, design guides, etc.). Participate in project scheduling and coordination meetings to monitor project schedules and work tasks to ensure proper progress is being made, prioritize tasks, and adjust workloads and schedules as needed. Assemble and prepare project information to report work progress at regularly occurring scheduling and status meetings. Maintain project data files and information databases. Attend meetings as needed.
Qualifications / Requirements
REQUIREMENTS: Registration as a Land Surveyor as defined by the Nebraska Board of Examiners for Land Surveyors is required. Applicants must be registered at time of application or be able to obtain such a license within 90 days of employment. The type and amount of education and experience needed is cited in Nebraska State Statutes 81-8,117, and outlined in the following Legal Requirements section. Additional information is available from the Nebraska Board of Examiners for Land Surveyors.

PREFERRED: Two year post high school degree in land surveying. One year field experience in land surveying. Knowledge of: Survey law and procedures as outlined in "Manual of Instructions for the Survey of The Public Lands of the United States"; The restoration of land and obliterated corners; Astronomical observations; Surveying techniques and procedures; Technical software applications as related to surveying; Nebraska riparian law; Nebraska survey laws, standards, and requirements. Experience in creation, interpretation, and the laying out of survey plats and land parcel descriptions contained in instruments of conveyance. Familiarity with or an understanding on how surveys relate to the practice of Right of Way design and acquisition. Experience in Microstation or other Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) software. Experience in legal description writing. Experience in drafting, highway right of way, and/or highway construction. Have an understanding of engineering survey notes and reading highway plans. Mathematics background including algebra, geometry and trigonometry. Familiarity with PC based word processing, spreadsheet, power point, database, e-mail, and project management programs beneficial.

OTHER: Must have a valid driver's license. Regular and reliable attendance is also required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must have the ability to clearly and effectively communicate with individuals of various experience, professions, and technical backgrounds. Applicant must be able to communicate with others to resolve differences and convey ideas. Skills in organization, prioritization, record keeping, verbal and written communication, decision making and project activity coordination. Ability to develop processes that serve the needs of the Department and align with existing procedures. Must have the ability to facilitate effective meetings or discussions to resolve project issues. Strong planning and organizational skills. Can make good decisions based upon a mixture of research, consultation, analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment. Ability to provide training and guidance in verbal, instructional presentation and written forms to other employees. Comfortably deals with ambiguity, concepts, and complexity. Able to gain understanding of the needs and requirements of internal and external customers to deliver the highest quality of products and services in a timely manner. NDOT encourages applicants of all ages and experience.


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